|Insight: Bob Huff / Capitol Chat / UC Davis Telemedicine / The Long Goodbye|
Bob Huff - The California state senate's new republican leader, Bob Huff, sits down with Capital Public Radio's state government reporter, Ben Adler, to discuss his plans for the upcoming legislative year. Capitol Chat - Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters joins us for this week's Capitol Chat. We'll follow up on Ben Adler's interview with the new Senate Republican Leader to talk about Governor Brown's proposed budget and preview his State of the State Speech on Wednesday...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Bob Huff, California state senate republican leader; Ben Adler; Capitol Chat; Dan Walters, columnist, The Sacramento Bee; UC Davis telemedicine program; Orbis International; Long Goodbye, The; Los Lobos; Louie Perez, Los Lobos
|Insight: Pension Changes / Capitol Chat / "The Reunion" / Birds of Chicago|
Pension Changes - Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law historic pension changes this week. The latest move is the largest rollback of public employee pensions ever and is projected to save California taxpayers billions of dollars and improve the state's credit rating. Critics of the changes say they go too far or not far enough. Supporters say it's a step in the right direction. And a lot of Californians are still unsure what to think...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; California public employee pension changes; Marty Morgenstern, Secretary of the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency; Capitol Chat; Dan Walters, columnist, The Sacramento Bee; Reunion, The; Geery Theater produces The Reunion; Alan Truax, playwright, The Reunion; Birds of Chicago; JT Nero, Birds of Chicago; Allison Russell, Birds of Chicago; studio performance
|Insight: State Budget Breakdown / New Heart Surgery / The Infinite Tides / Chris Nakamura|
California Budget Breakdown - Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters joins us to analyze the $92 billion spending plan California legislators sent to Governor Jerry Brown late last week. New Heart Surgery - The federal Food and Drug Administration has recently approved a new kind of heart surgery where the chest doesn't need to be opened - instead, a team of doctors threads a catheter up the femoral artery (at your hip) and into your heart, then they push an artificial valve up that same path and ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; California budget breakdown; Dan Walters, columnist, The Sacramento Bee; heart surgery, new option; TAVR heart valve replacement; Christian Kiefer, musician and author; Infinite Tides, The; Chris Nakamura, composer and pianist; studio performance